Pakistan

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed the death sentences awarded to 12 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism.

The terrorists were involved in the killing of innocent civilians, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies and Armed Forces of Pakistan.

These terrorists also include those who planned and executed the attack on Markazi Imam Bargah Parachinar.

On the whole, they were involved in the killing of 34 persons including 26 civilians, 8 armed forces/Frontier Constabulary personnel and injuring 133 others.

These convicts were tried by special military courts. Besides, the army chief also ratified prison terms awarded to six other convicts.

Civilian Ehsan Ullah son of Kifayat Ullah was also tried by the special military court, however, he was found not guilty and has been acquitted accordingly.